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The mentors at Bound to Excel Mentoring took 100 local youths to the Ole Miss football game in Oxford on September 22.

The Morton Homemaker Volunteers held a dedication ceremony on October 3 to unveil new MHV signs at the entrances of Morton. The ceremony was held just off Highway 13 at the entrance to the city.

The Morton Panthers gave the homecoming crowd a good showing and a victory to cap off homecoming week festivities this past Friday night.

Morton Elementary School students joined in the homecoming week fun by dressing up for “Nerd Day.” From the left Nyanna Kincaid, Amareya Sims and Caleigh Slaughter put their school spirit on full display.


Morton High School announced its 2018 Homecoming Queen and Football Queen during the football game against Choctaw Central last Friday night.

Scott County MHV Members recently participated in the Fall MHV Capital Area meeting held in Copiah County.

Legal Notices September 26




Pursuant to the abandoned  Motor Vehicle Act the following  vehicles to be sold on October  4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Auction  will be held at Anthony's, 154  West Street, Sebastopol, MS  39359.


MAKE: 2001 Isuzu Rodeo

VIN: 4S2CK57DX24300268


MAKE: 2014 Dodge Journey



MAKE: 2004 Chevrolet Z-71

VIN: 3GNFK16Z44G118321


MAKE: 2002 Chevrolet Impala

VIN: 2G1WFSSE929227702


MAKE: 2008 Chevy Van

VIN: 1GNDV23W48D134648


Classified Ads September 26


For Sale. 3 Bedroom, 2 story  home with large shop on 1  acre of land. 335 Herring Rd.  Morton. Call Tony at  601-507-5324.


3 BR/2 BA for rent with all appliances. No pets. References  and deposit required. Call  601-469-1164.


FOR RENT- 1 Br. furnished  trailer. Deposit, no pets.  601-479-5096


FOR RENT- 2 Bd 2 Ba trailer.  Ringgold Comm. Partially furnished, no pets. 601-479-5096


FOR RENT- 2 bd. 1 ba. mobile  home.  $550 mth $400 deposit. Call for more details  601-507-8549


Three being held in connection to Johnson murder


The Scott County Sheriff’s Department has three suspects in custody in connection to the Latasha Johnson murder investigation. “We currently have three individuals in custody and all three individuals are charged with felony accessory after the fact in connection with Mrs. Johnson’s murder,” Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee said.